Allison Schmitt

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“Being a part of the 2012 Olympics 400m medley relay team. I knew the three other girls already had their world records, and I wanted to join the club.”

Allison Schmitt goes 4:32.08 in 500 free to top day 1 finals at American Short Course Championships

Schmitt moves to #5 all-time in the event with a new lifetime-best, displacing last year’s NCAA champ Brittany MacLean.

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Cal women smash American, US Open, NCAA records in 800 free relay with 1:40 anchor from Missy Franklin

The California Golden Bears kicked off post-season swimming in a big way, not just breaking but smashing every major record in the 800 free relay on opening night.

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Aquatic Super Series Mayhem: Allison Schmitt Is Out, Melanie Margalis Is In For Team USA

Freestyle specialist Allison Schmitt has been replaced by Melanie Margalis in the most recent version of the start lists for the BHP Billiton Aquatic Super Series in Perth, Australia.

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Americans Release Full 28-Swimmer Roster for BHP Billiton SuperSeries, Including Open Water

Ryan Lochte is one of 28 American swimmers who will head down under later this month for a weekend of racing in Perth.

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Clary and Lochte to Lead American Team in Perth

The United States will be bringing a 24 member team led by Tyler Clary and Ryan Lochte to compete at the BHP Billiton Super Series…

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Short Course World Championships Day Five Prelims Live Recap

Rikke Moeller Pedersen’s 200 Breaststroke, an event she holds the met record in SCM and the world record in LCM, will be one of the highlight races of the final day of competition at Short Course Worlds.

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USA Swimming Team for Pan American Games announced

USA Swimming has named its official Pan American Games team for next summer’s meet, and it will be led by American veterans and Olympic medalists Natalie Coughlin, Allison Schmitt, and Cullen Jones.

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Americans Break Pan Pacs, Australian All-Comers Record in 800 Free Relay

The Americans, with a blazing 1:54.3 anchor from Katie Ledecky, broke the Australian All-Comers Record by four seconds and the Pan Pacs Record by five.

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Ian Thorpe Exclusive SwimSwam Video Interview

9-time Olympic medalist and Australian Swim Star Ian Thorpe shares his thoughts on watching the races at the 2014 European Championships.

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Simone Manuel – Future Of Team USA Sprinting – Video Interview

Simone Manuel finished second in the 100m freestyle on night one of the US Nationals, clocking in at 53.66.

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5 Storylines to watch at US Nationals – plus links, schedules, selection procedures and more!

Katie Ledecky (left) and Missy Franklin (right) are two of the many stars converging on Southern California for the US National Championships this week.

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Women’s 400 Meter Freestyle – US Nationals Preview – Impressive Depth after Ledecky

North Baltimore’s Allison Schmitt will try to take on Katie Ledecky for the 400 free crown at Nationals in Irvine.

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Women’s 200 Meter Freestyle – US Nationals Preview – Missy, Ledecky & Schmitty atop hard-hitting field

Katie Ledecky (pictured), Missy Franklin and Allison Schmitt are prepared to do battle for the national title ahead of a tightly-packed 200 free field.

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Phelps To Swim Four Races, No 200 Free, at 2014 U.S. Swimming National Championships

Michael Phelps will swim four events, including leaving a couple of old favorites off of his list.

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